Here are some of the top headlines from other news sites around Southwest and Southside:
Montgomery County tax rate to stay the same or be lowered. — The Roanoke Times.
Danville may consider different way of funding school system. — Danville Register and Bee.
Abingdon town council member dies. — Bristol Herald Courier.
Farmville Mayor David Whitus won’t seek re-election. — Farmville Herald.
New traffic configuration proposed for U.S. 220 in Botetourt County at entrance to Greenfield business park. — WDBJ-TV.
Prospective aviation students hear first-hand experiences at Averett University. — Danville Register and Bee.
Drone demonstration at elementary school in Halifax County as part of introducing students to possible careers. — Halifax Gazette-Virginian.
Boil water notice issued for large part of Wise County. — WCYB-TV.
“Grandmother of Juneteenth” speaks at Virginia Tech. — The Roanoke Times.
Roanoke’s Roger Ayers will be one of NCAA Final Four referees. — WSLS-TV.